Technical Writer

Public Sector and Government


Posted: 02/05/2019
Job Type: Contract
Location: Chatswood New South Wales

Key accountabilities

  • Produce new and update existing technical documentation for existing software applications and processes
  • Work with software developers and business analysts to gather an understanding of the overall structure and function of the programming code
  • As required, read existing programming code to gain a more detailed understanding
  • Write documentation targeted at developers who will maintain the code base
  • Write documentation targeted at application support staff who will provide 1st and 2nd level support

Key challenges

  • Establish collaborative and influential relationships with stakeholders, customers and colleagues, to ensure easy and effective achievement of team / project / business goals
  • Effectively balance competing demands
  • Contribute to creating and maintaining a constructive workplace culture

Essential Requirements

  • Strong technical writing experience, specifically in creation of functional and integration specifications and ability to prepare written work that is well constructed, easily understood
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills including interviewing, listening and negotiation skills
  • Ability to translate highly technical information for non-technical stakeholder
  • Previous experience as a software developer using JavaScript
  • Ability to choose appropriately from a variety of possible tools and formats to convey the most information
  • Knowledge of Unified Modelling Language (UML)
  • Experience with or knowledge of Archi – ArchiMate Modelling Tool , Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Word

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